Economy Designer

Game Design San Mateo, California

Tap Sports Baseball 2015



Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global developer and publisher of free-to-play games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP games such as Cooking Dash, Deer Hunter, Covet Fashion, Design Home, Racing Rivals, TAP Sports Baseball, and branded IP games including Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore, Facebook, Mac App Store, and Windows Phone. We have worldwide studios in North America, Russia and India. Our headquarters are in the heart of the bustling SOMA district of San Francisco.

Team Overview:

Our Glu Sports studio in San Mateo is looking for a passionate, data-driven designer to join the product team behind the top-grossing MLB Tap Sports Baseball franchise and an exciting WWE title in development.


  • Become the resident expert on our game economies and systems
  • Own the overall game balance - manage the tuning of core systems, events, and new feature releases
  • Iterate consistently on game balance to drive KPI improvements and create awesome user experiences
  • Be a champion of data analysis and data informed decision-making
  • Clearly communicate fine tuning details with product managers and leadership
  • Deliver concise engineering-ready product specs
  • Work closely with members from other departments to drive product updates to completion
  • Be a key stakeholder and contributor in roadmap planning


  • 2+ years in game design, economy design, product management or similar
  • Motivation and passion for games
  • Deep, current knowledge of free-to-play market
  • Strong math and analytical skills
  • Mastery of Excel
  • SQL/relational database experience
  • Able to model problems into quantitative systems, anticipate downstream effects, and draw actionable conclusions
  • Excellent communication/presentation skills - ability to work closely with product managers and leadership
  • Self-motivation, enthusiasm and grit!


  • Wide knowledge of mobile games
  • Mobile game development experience
  • Passionate WWE fan
  • Passionate sports fan

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.  Glu is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We welcome people of different backgrounds and experiences to ensure a diverse and inclusive workplace.